CFAB/ICAEW Programme

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Salient features of the CFAB for school leavers

Sunway College is the ONLY PROVIDER IN THE WORLD to offer CFAB as an accelerated route to the ICAEW for school leavers.

It takes only 5.5 years to qualify as an ACA after SPM/O-Level instead of 7-8 years for degree students.

This is provided that students pass all exams in their first attempt and that the duration of ICAEW training contract is 3 years.


A 3-month work-based learning programme at an ICAEW authorised training employer (ATE)

Students will be given exposure to real business environments and hands-on opportunity to put theory into practice.


Strategic alliances with ICAEW ATEs

Sunway College works closely with ICAEW ATEs in arrangements for work-based learning and ICAEW training contract.

Some examples of ATEs are:

  • BDO
  • Boustead Holdings
  • CIMB
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young
  • Folks DFK
  • Genting Malaysia
  • Hong Leong Group
  • KPMG
  • Maybank Investment Banking
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Sunway Group
  • SJ Grant Thornton
  • UHY Diong


Additional subjects such as English, Business Mathematics, Interpersonal Communication and Thinking Skills are included in the curriculum

These subjects will be able to enhance student's performance when progress is made to the ICAEW Professional Stage (application modules) and Advanced